12 June 2006
AN EDWARD VII SILVER TROWEL
MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN AND ALWYN CARR, LONDON, 1909
The blade engraved with a duck within a tracery cartouche and the initial 'SM' with a turned wood handle, the back engraved with an inscription, marked on back and on handle, the back further engraved 'OMAR RAMSDEN ET ALWYN CARR ME FECERUNT'
12½ in. (31.8 cm.) long
The inscription reads 'S. Martin's Church LOWER EDMONTON Nov. 13 1909'
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